It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
Life can be wonderful if you're not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination ... and a little dough
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn