To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
The way to know life is to love many things.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
Life must be lived as play.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.