Time is the best killer.
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 has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
Life must be lived as play.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.