Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
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.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
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 I get married, I want to be very married.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.