Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
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 true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
The future is the shape of things to come.
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.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
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.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
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.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.