Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
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.