Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
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.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
Life can be wonderful if you're not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination ... and a little dough
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
Never, ever underestimate the power of 'Id Like that.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!