The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.