Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
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.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
love the life you live.live the life you love.
Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw some and paint some and sing and dance and play and work everyday some.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.