Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
Diamonds are a girls best friend.
Nature is not human-hearted.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
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.
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.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
I'm not sure I'm adult yet.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
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.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.