To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Time is the best killer.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
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.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
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.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
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.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.