Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
Nature is not human-hearted.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
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.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.