Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
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.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
We all owe death a life.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.