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.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think, the very motion of our life is towards happiness
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
Live to the point of tears.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
It takes a long time to grow young.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.