If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello and goodbye...until we meet again
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
Courage is a kind of salvation.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
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.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.