A well-spent day brings happy sleep.
There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it and no happiness in any place except what you bring to it yourself.
Why does this magnificent applied science, which saves work and makes life easier, bring us little happiness? The simple answer runs: because we have not yet learned to make sensible use of it.
I will never forget my beautiful days with you in Shanklin, they are certainly the most pleasant ones of my life. Look, I have tears in my eyes just to think about it. I am furious to be here, it is the end of happiness for a whole year.
Yes, as my swift days near their goal, 'tis all that I implore: In life and death a chainless soul, with courage to endure.
There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman?
The secret of life is to have a task, something you devote your entire life to, something you bring everything to, every minute of the day for the rest of your life. And the most important thing is, it must be something you cannot possibly do.
I have stepped off the relationship scene to come to terms with myself. I have spent most of my adult life being 'someone's girlfriend', and now I am happy being single.
Nothing brings me more happiness than trying to help the most vulnerable people in society. It is a goal and an essential part of my life - a kind of destiny. Whoever is in distress can call on me. I will come running wherever they are.
If your guidance is your ego, don't rely on luck for help. you sleep during the day and the nights are short. By the time you wake up your life may be over.
Work is the order of the day, just as it was at one time, with our first starts and our best efforts. Do you remember? Therein lies its delight. It brings back the forgotten; one's stores of energy, seemingly exhausted, come back to life.
The most happy man is he who knows how to bring into relation the end and beginning of his life.
There's something about death that is comforting. The thought that you could die tomorrow frees you to appreciate your life now.
My life is a lovely story, happy and full of incident.
A useless life is an early death.
Death is a door to God. Those who knows how to die know how to enter into God. Clingers clinging to life never know what God is.
For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one.
Sleep, delicious and profound, the very counterfeit of death
Giving is good, but taking is bad and brings death.
These words dropped into my childish mind as if you should accidentally drop a ring into a deep well. I did not think of them much at the time, but there came a day in my life when the ring was fished up out of the well, good as new.
The day of my birth, my death began its walk. It is walking toward me, without hurrying.
I don't believe in the after life, although I am bringing a change of underwear.
Life is doubt, and faith without doubt is nothing but death.
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery every day. Never lose a holy curiosity.
Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens.