I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
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.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
Nature is not human-hearted.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.