One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
Life must be lived as play.
The less you know, the more you believe.
Life can be wonderful if you're not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination ... and a little dough
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.