There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
Do what's right for you, as long as it don't hurt no one
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.