Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
Live simply so others may simply live.
He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.
Any place I hang my head is home.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
It takes a long time to grow young.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.