Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
I'm not sure I'm adult yet.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
To be a princess is to play at life. To be a queen is to be a serious player...The purpose of life as a woman is to ascend to the throne and rule with heart.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.