The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
It takes a long time to grow young.
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.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
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.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
Where there is love there is life.
We all owe death a life.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.