Courage is a kind of salvation.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
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.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
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.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
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.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.