The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
Maybe this world is another planet?s hell.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
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.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
Life must be lived as play.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.