A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
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.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
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.
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.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
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.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
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.
The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
I am not young enough to know everything.