The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
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.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
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.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
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.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.