No one has ever become poor by giving.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.