How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
The way to know life is to love many things.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
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.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.