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 scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
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!
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
A life not lived for others is not a life.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
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.
There's no advantage to hurrying through 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.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.