We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
Pain don't hurt.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
It takes a long time to grow young.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
We all owe death a life.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.