Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
It takes a long time to grow young.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think, the very motion of our life is towards happiness
I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
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 be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties