The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with 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 is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
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.
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.