Let silence take you to the core of life.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
The less you know, the more you believe.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!