Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Life must be lived as play.
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
History is the devil's scripture.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.