It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
Life must be lived as play.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
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
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
The way to know life is to love many things.
I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.