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.
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.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
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.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
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.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.