Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
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.'
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
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think, the very motion of our life is towards happiness
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
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.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.