Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
Pain don't hurt.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
The past is the best prophet of the future.