I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.