That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.