The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
Living is Easy with Eyes Closed.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
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.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.