Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
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
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
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.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
Life should be great rather than long.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
All of us are products of our childhood.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.