Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
Time is the best killer.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Life must be lived as play.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
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 am not young enough to know everything.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.