I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
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.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
Life should be great rather than long.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
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.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
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.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.