Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
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.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
The way to know life is to love many things.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.