But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
Maybe this world is another planet?s hell.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.