To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
The less you know, the more you believe.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
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.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
The more I see, the less I know for sure.