He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
The less you know, the more you believe.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
Life must be lived as play.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.