The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
Time is the best killer.
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
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.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
The future is the shape of things to come.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Life's a journey, not a destination.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
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.