Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
Life can be wonderful if you're not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination ... and a little dough
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
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.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
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.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
Where there is love there is life.