Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
It takes a long time to grow young.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
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.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
I am not young enough to know everything.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
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.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.