Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
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.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
Life's a journey, not a destination.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
Pain don't hurt.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.