The rain will stop, the night will end, the hurt will fade. Hope is never so lost that it can’t be found.
Before you react, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you criticize, wait. Before you quit, try.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men. True nobility lies in being superior to your former self.
The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice. Ironically, their virtues make them vulnerable; they are often wounded, sometimes destroyed.
Try to learn to breathe deeply, really to taste food when you eat, and when you sleep, really to sleep. Try as much as possible to be wholly alive with all your might, and when you laugh, laugh like hell. And when you get angry, get good and angry. Try to be alive. You will be dead soon enough.
Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors.
Night is always darker before the dawn and life is the same, the hard times will pass, every thing will get better and sun will shine brighter then ever.
I love you for all that you are, all that you have been, all that you’re yet to be.
The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.
Worry a little bit every day and in a lifetime you will lose a couple of years. If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry: Worry never fixes anything.
Today is only one day in all the days that will ever be.
The only thing that can ruin a good day is people.
The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.
I drink to make other people more interesting.
The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring a permanent ruin. But both are the refuge of political and economic opportunists.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
Any man’s life, told truly, is a novel.
When you stop doing things for fun you might as well be dead.
Go all the way with it. Do not back off. For once, go all the goddamn way with what matters.
I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.
The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.
Being against evil doesn’t make you good.
We’re stronger in the places that we’ve been broken.
Courage is grace under pressure.
Live the full life of the mind, exhilarated by new ideas, intoxicated by the Romance of the unusual.