To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
No one has ever become poor by giving.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.