One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
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.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
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.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.