Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
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 be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
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 secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
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.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.