And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
Let silence take you to the core of life.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
We all owe death a life.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.
Time is the best killer.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.