I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
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.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.