If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
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.
History is the devil's scripture.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
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 is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
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.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
Any place I hang my head is home.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.