Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
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.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
We all owe death a life.
Do what's right for you, as long as it don't hurt no one
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
In the end, everything is a gag.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.