It takes a long time to grow young.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
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.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
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.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.