For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
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.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
Live simply so others may simply live.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
In the end, everything is a gag.
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.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
Live your life and forget your age.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.