The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
Time is the best killer.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
All of us are products of our childhood.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.