The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
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.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Living is Easy with Eyes Closed.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
Certain signs precede certain events.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.