Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
Life can be wonderful if you're not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination ... and a little dough
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.