Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
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.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
All sport ... is one of the few activities where young people can proceed along traditional avenues, where objectives are clear, where the desire to win is not only permissible, but encouraged.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Life must be lived as play.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
I'm not sure I'm adult yet.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.