Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
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.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
I am not young enough to know everything.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.