Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
Nature is not human-hearted.
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.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.