"You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life."
"Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets."
"I have a simple philosophy: Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. Scratch where it itches."
"Life has meaning only if one barters it day by day for something other than itself."
"If A equals success, then the formula is: A = X + Y + Z, X is work. Y is play. Z is keep your mouth shut."
"People living deeply have no fear of death."
"Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out."
"Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment."
"Wars and elections are both too big and too small to matter in the long run. The daily work - that goes on, it adds up."
"Why does a person even get up in the morning? You have breakfast, you floss your teeth so you'll have healthy gums in your old age, and then you get in your car and drive down I-10 and die. Life is so stupid I can't stand it."
"Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious."
"My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can."
"I think I've discovered the secret of life - you just hang around until you get used to it."
"Life is wasted on the living."
"Literature is mostly about having sex and not much about having children. Life is the other way round."
"When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, "I used everything you gave me"."
"Who will tell whether one happy moment of love or the joy of breathing or walking on a bright morning and smelling the fresh air, is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies."
"When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, "I used everything you gave me";"
"I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day."
"To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else."
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