When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
All of us are products of our childhood.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.