Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
We think too much and feel too little.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
What goes up must come down.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
The way to know life is to love many things.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.