I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
The future is the shape of things to come.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
Live your life and forget your age.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
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.