Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
Never, ever underestimate the power of 'Id Like that.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.