Life must be lived as play.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
Nature is not human-hearted.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
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.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.