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.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.