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.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
Live to the point of tears.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
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.
Time is the best killer.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.