If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
The future is the shape of things to come.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
All of us are products of our childhood.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
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.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.