Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
What goes up must come down.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
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.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
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.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.