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.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
Any place I hang my head is home.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
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.
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.
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.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think, the very motion of our life is towards happiness
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
Life should be great rather than long.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Anything I've done up till 27 May 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.