Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
Life's a journey, not a destination.
There's place and means for every man alive.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.