A life not lived for others is not a life.
My art and profession is to live.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
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.
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
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.
Maybe this world is another planet?s hell.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
Life must be lived as play.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.