Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
Any place I hang my head is home.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.