The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
Living is Easy with Eyes Closed.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
Live to the point of tears.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
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.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.