Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
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.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
In the end, everything is a gag.
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life