Never, ever underestimate the power of 'Id Like that.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
In the end, everything is a gag.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
My art and profession is to live.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
All of us are products of our childhood.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
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.