What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
Life's a journey, not a destination.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.