Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think, the very motion of our life is towards happiness
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
We all owe death a life.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.