Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
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.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
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.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.