As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.