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.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
I am not young enough to know everything.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.