Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
We all owe death a life.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
I am not young enough to know everything.
The way to know life is to love many things.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.