Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
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
Pain don't hurt.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
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.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
The future starts today, not tomorrow.