Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
What goes up must come down.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
Diamonds are a girls best friend.
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included