Life can be wonderful if you're not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination ... and a little dough
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
Life should be great rather than long.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.