No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!
The past is the best prophet of the future.
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.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.