Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
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.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life