The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
Life should be great rather than long.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
The less you know, the more you believe.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.