Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
Time is the best killer.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
Pain don't hurt.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in 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.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
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.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.