Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
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.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
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.
Any place I hang my head is home.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
We all owe death a life.