Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
A loaf of bread, a jug of wine, and thou.
Drink! for you know not whence you came nor why: drink! for you know not why you go, nor where.
The moving finger writes, and having written moves on. Nor all thy piety nor all thy wit, can cancel half a line of it.
There was a door to which I found no key: There was the veil through which I might not see.
When I want to understand what is happening today or try to decide what will happen tomorrow, I look back.
The Worldly Hope men set their Hearts upon Turns Ashes - or it prospers; and anon, Like Snow upon the Desert's dusty Face, Lighting a little hour or two - is gone.
The thoughtful soul to solitude retires.
A hair divides what is false and true.
You know, my friends, with what a brave carouse I made a Second Marriage in my house; favored old barren reason from my bed, and took the daughter of the vine to spouse.
Living Life Tomorrow's fate, though thou be wise, Thou canst not tell nor yet surmise; Pass, therefore, not today in vain, For it will never come again.
Myself when young did eagerly frequent doctor and saint, and heard great argument about it and about: but evermore came out by the same door as in I went.
The Flower that once has blown forever dies.