Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
My art and profession is to live.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
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.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
Life must be lived as play.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.