To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
Where there is love there is life.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.