Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn
Life is made up of marble and mud.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?