We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
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.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
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.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
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.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
I'm not sure I'm adult yet.
I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think, the very motion of our life is towards happiness
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.