If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
Life must be lived as play.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw some and paint some and sing and dance and play and work everyday some.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
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.
Pain don't hurt.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.