Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
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.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
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.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
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.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
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.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.