Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
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.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
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.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
Anything I've done up till 27 May 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.