Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
Anything I've done up till 27 May 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.