Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
Life's a journey, not a destination.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
In the end, everything is a gag.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
Living is Easy with Eyes Closed.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour