Nature is not human-hearted.
Certain signs precede certain events.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.