Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
I'm never going to be disabled. I'm sick of being so healthy.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
Time is the best killer.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
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
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.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
Live to the point of tears.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.