Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.