What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
We think too much and feel too little.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.