Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
Live simply so others may simply live.
Nature is not human-hearted.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
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.
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.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
Living is Easy with Eyes Closed.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
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.