Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
My art and profession is to live.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
Diamonds are a girls best friend.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
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.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.