There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
The less you know, the more you believe.
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.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.