Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.