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.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
There's place and means for every man alive.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
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.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
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
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.