I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
Any place I hang my head is home.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
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 gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.