Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
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.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.