Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
Life must be lived as play.
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.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.