Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
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
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.