Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
I'm never going to be disabled. I'm sick of being so healthy.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
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.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.