A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
I'm never going to be disabled. I'm sick of being so healthy.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Do what's right for you, as long as it don't hurt no one
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.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.