To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
Sometimes - history needs a push.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
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.