True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
Anything I've done up till 27 May 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
Live to the point of tears.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.