You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.' You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
It is hard enough to remember my opinions, without also remembering my reasons for them!
Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?
Sometimes you climb out of bed in the morning and you think, I'm not going to make it, but you laugh inside — remembering all the times you've felt that way.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
There comes a time when the world gets quiet and the only thing left is your own heart. So you'd better learn the sound of it. Otherwise you'll never understand what it's saying.
I don't go looking for trouble. Trouble usually finds me.
We all die. The goal isn't to live forever, the goal is to create something that will.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
You don't love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.
Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.