The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
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.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
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.
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.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
Life can be wonderful if you're not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination ... and a little dough
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
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.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.