We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
Certain signs precede certain events.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
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.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
There's place and means for every man alive.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
The past is the best prophet of the future.