You could have anything else in the world. and you asked for me.
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.
A man may acquire a taste for wine or brandy, and so lose his love for water, but should we not pity him.
Henry David Thoreau
The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
Your agreement with reality defines your life.
There is no greater force for change than people inspired to live a better life.
What else is love but understanding and rejoicing in the fact that another person lives, acts, and experiences otherwise than we do????
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.
Hereafter, in a better world than this, I shall desire more love and knowledge of you.
Without music life would be a mistake.
To abandon oneself to principles is really to die - and to die for an impossible love which is the contrary of love.
That to love is to destroy, and that to be loved is to be the one destroyed .
We always deceive ourselves twice about the people we love - first to their advantage, then to their disadvantage.
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
Love is a contradiction.
I will love you forever, he thought. I am lying, he thought, and this time he was right.
Orson Scott Card
Love your Enemies, for they tell you your Faults.
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.
But they love each other. Isn't that what love means? That you're supposed to be there for the other person to turn to, no matter what?
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
In love there are no friends everywhere where there is a pretty woman hostility is open.
Whenever I refused to follow my fate, something very hard to bear would happen in my life.