I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.