Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
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.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
We think too much and feel too little.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
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.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.