This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
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.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
Live simply so others may simply live.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
To be a princess is to play at life. To be a queen is to be a serious player...The purpose of life as a woman is to ascend to the throne and rule with heart.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
Courage is a kind of salvation.