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.
In the end, everything is a gag.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
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.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
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
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.