Live to the point of tears.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
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.
Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
There's place and means for every man alive.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
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.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
Time is the best killer.