Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
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.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
In the end, everything is a gag.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.