Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
I am not young enough to know everything.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
Anything I've done up till 27 May 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
Let silence take you to the core of life.
History is the devil's scripture.
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.
Life can be wonderful if you're not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination ... and a little dough
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
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.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.