Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
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.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
In the end, everything is a gag.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
The way to know life is to love many things.
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.