Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
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.
You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
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
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
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.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
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.
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.