I am not young enough to know everything.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
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
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.