Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
Pain don't hurt.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.