The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
All sport ... is one of the few activities where young people can proceed along traditional avenues, where objectives are clear, where the desire to win is not only permissible, but encouraged.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!
Pain don't hurt.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
Life must be lived as play.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday.