One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
Pain don't hurt.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.