It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
It takes a long time to grow young.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
There's place and means for every man alive.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.
He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
Live to the point of tears.