How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
My art and profession is to live.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.