I am not young enough to know everything.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
The future is the shape of things to come.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
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.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.