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 less you know, the more you believe.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
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.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
It takes a long time to grow young.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.