All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
The way to know life is to love many things.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
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.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Let silence take you to the core of life.
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.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.