The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
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 believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think, the very motion of our life is towards happiness
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
Live your life and forget your age.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Live simply so others may simply live.
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.