True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
Where there is love there is life.
To be a princess is to play at life. To be a queen is to be a serious player...The purpose of life as a woman is to ascend to the throne and rule with heart.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.