The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
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.
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.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
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.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
Live simply so others may simply live.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
Do what's right for you, as long as it don't hurt no one