Life is a journey, not a destination.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
In the end, everything is a gag.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
Nature is not human-hearted.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
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.