Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
I'm not sure I'm adult yet.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
love the life you live.live the life you love.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
Life should be great rather than long.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
Maybe this world is another planet?s hell.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.