The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
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.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.