If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
It takes a long time to grow young.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
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
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.