Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.