Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
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.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
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
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.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
We all owe death a life.
History is the devil's scripture.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
Time is the best killer.
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.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
It takes a long time to grow young.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.