There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
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.
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
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.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.