Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
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.
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.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
The less you know, the more you believe.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn