Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
There's place and means for every man alive.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
The way to know life is to love many things.
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.