I love you, and because I love you, I would sooner have you hate me for telling you the truth than adore me for telling you lies.
We are not the same persons this year as last, nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person.
Success is not final; failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts.
The question is whether or not you choose to disturb the world around you, or if you choose to let it go on as if you had never arrived.
Use only that which works and take it from any place you can find it.
You don’t have to be anything you don’t want to be. You don’t have to live up to anyone’s expectations. There’s no need to strive for a kind of perfection that’s not very interesting to you. You don’t have to believe in ideas that make you sad or tormented, and you don’t have to feel emotions that others try to manipulate you into feeling.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature. . . . Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
Life is not a dress rehearsal.
The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
An open mind is a prerequisite to an open heart.