The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
We all owe death a life.
It takes a long time to grow young.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
The future is the shape of things to come.
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.
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.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.