A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
In the end, everything is a gag.
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
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.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Live to the point of tears.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
It takes a long time to grow young.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.