As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!
We all owe death a life.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
In the end, everything is a gag.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!