Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
The future is the shape of things to come.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
All of us are products of our childhood.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
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.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.