Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
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.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
Where there is love there is life.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
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.