We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
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.
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.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.