There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
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.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.