And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw some and paint some and sing and dance and play and work everyday some.
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.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
Nature is not human-hearted.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.