You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
Life's a journey, not a destination.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
Anything I've done up till 27 May 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
Pain don't hurt.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.