Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
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.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
My art and profession is to live.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.