The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
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.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
Certain signs precede certain events.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
The less you know, the more you believe.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.