To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
In the end, everything is a gag.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
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.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.