We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
History is the devil's scripture.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
We think too much and feel too little.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
Certain signs precede certain events.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed