To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.