Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
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.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn