Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
In the end, everything is a gag.
Certain signs precede certain events.
Living is Easy with Eyes Closed.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.