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.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
I'm never going to be disabled. I'm sick of being so healthy.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
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.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
Life can be wonderful if you're not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination ... and a little dough
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed