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.
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
My art and profession is to live.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
We all owe death a life.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
The less you know, the more you believe.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.