We think too much and feel too little.
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 ripens all things; no one is born wise.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
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
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.