The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
Maybe this world is another planet?s hell.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.