We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
Let silence take you to the core of life.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
Diamonds are a girls best friend.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
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.
Pain don't hurt.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.