Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.