The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
Where there is love there is life.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'