Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
Anything I've done up till 27 May 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.