Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
Nature is not human-hearted.
My art and profession is to live.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
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.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
Life's a journey, not a destination.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.