Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
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.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
Live to the point of tears.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.