To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
It takes a long time to grow young.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
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.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
The less you know, the more you believe.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
The way to know life is to love many things.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
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.
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.