Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello and goodbye...until we meet again
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
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.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.