Each person must live their life as a model for others.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
I'm not sure I'm adult yet.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
Maybe this world is another planet?s hell.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.