If we had a keen vision of all that is ordinary in human life, it would be like hearing the grass grow or the squirrel's heart beat, and we should die of that roar which is the other side of silence.
When we see someone or something as imperfect, it is a reflection of our limitations, not theirs.
Life must be lived as play.
If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on.
The best of us must sometimes eat our words.
Sometimes God dillies and dallies, and sometimes he just points at you and tells you to hang up your jock.
So long as human beings stay human, death and life are the same thing.
When things break, it's not the actual breaking that prevents them from getting back together again. It's because a little piece gets lost - the two remaining ends couldn't fit together even if they wanted to. The whole shape has changed.
All of human unhappiness comes from one single thing: not knowing how to remain at rest in a room.
One life; a little gleam of time between two eternities; no second chance to us for evermore!
It is always better to live the truth than to live a lie.
There is not love of life without despair about life.
The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
Henry David Thoreau
Your agreement with reality defines your life.
There is no greater force for change than people inspired to live a better life.
Forget yesterday - it has already forgotten you. Don't sweat tomorrow - you haven't even met. Instead, open your eyes and your heart to a truly precious gift - today.
Without music life would be a mistake.
Money, which represents the prose of life, and which is hardly spoken of in parlors without an apology, is, in its effects and laws, as beautiful as roses.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Cheap booze is a false economy.
True life is lived when tiny changes occur.
Money and time are the heaviest burdens of life, and... the unhappiest of all mortals are those who have more of either than they know how to use.
Become the leader of your life. Lead yourself to where you want to be. Breathe life back into your ambitions, your desires, your goals, your relationships.
If you live each day as if it were your last, someday you'll be right.
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
If a man aspires towards a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from injury to animals.
Just a minute, Cosmic Ordering can give you a whole lot more ... a whole lifetime of more.
Character develops itself in the stream of life.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Whenever I refused to follow my fate, something very hard to bear would happen in my life.
Life is more than love and pleasure,I came to dig for treasure.If you want to play, you gotta pay,You know it's always been that way.We all came digging for treasure.
Today is a new day. Hiding from your history only shackles you to it. We can't undo a single thing we have ever done, but we can make decisions today that propel us to the life we want and towards the healing we need.
The man of life upright has a guiltless heart, free from all dishonest deeds or thought of vanity.
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.
People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams Live the life you've imagined. As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler.
I submit to you that if a man hasn't discovered something he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Martin Luther King Jr.
The human race is a monotonous affair. Most people spend the greatest part of their time working in order to live, and what little freedom remains so fills them with fear that they seek out any and every means to be rid of it.
You could have anything else in the world. and you asked for me.
Without forgetting it is quite impossible to live at all.
It is a common sentence that knowledge is power; but who hath duly considered or set forth the power of ignorance? Knowledge slowly builds up what ignorance in an hour pulls down.
I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere to go. My own wisdom, and that of all about me, seemed insufficient for the day.