Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
If I get married, I want to be very married.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
It takes a long time to grow young.
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.
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.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
Live to the point of tears.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.