Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
Live your life and forget your age.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
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.
Life is made up of marble and mud.