Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
History is the devil's scripture.
We all owe death a life.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.