Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
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.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
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.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
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.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.