Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
We think too much and feel too little.
I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think, the very motion of our life is towards happiness
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
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.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
Life can be wonderful if you're not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination ... and a little dough
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.