Live simply so others may simply live.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
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.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
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
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Last year I sang for the Queen of England, met the president of the United States, and got an Emmy and a star on The Walk of Fame. And what did I do? I was just being myself.
Life must be lived as play.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
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.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.