The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.