A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
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.
Life must be lived as play.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'