I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
The future is the shape of things to come.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.