The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
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.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams