Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think, the very motion of our life is towards happiness
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
Live your life and forget your age.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
Life must be lived as play.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.