That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.