Live to the point of tears.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
To do a great right do a little wrong.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.