How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
My art and profession is to live.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
What goes up must come down.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.