I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
The future is the shape of things to come.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.