When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
We think too much and feel too little.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
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.
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.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.