In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Pain don't hurt.
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.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous 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.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
Living is Easy with Eyes Closed.
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.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
In the end, everything is a gag.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
History is the devil's scripture.