Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
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.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello and goodbye...until we meet again
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.