I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
We all owe death a life.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.