I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
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.
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
All of us are products of our childhood.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
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!
We think too much and feel too little.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Never, ever underestimate the power of 'Id Like that.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.