I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
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.
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.
I'm never going to be disabled. I'm sick of being so healthy.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.
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.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
The future is the shape of things to come.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.