Be crazy! But learn how to be crazy without being the center of attention. Be brave enough to live different.
Anyone who has lost something they thought was theirs forever finally comes to realise that nothing really belongs to them.
If you want to control someone, all you have to do is to make them feel afraid.
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.
We always have a tendency to see those things that do not exist and to be blind to the great lessons that are right there before our eyes.
Dream and love are just words - until you decide to experience them.
In love, no one can harm anyone else; we are each of us responsible for our own feelings and cannot blame someone else for what we feel. It hurt when I lost each of the various men I fell in love with. Now, though, I am convinced that no one loses anyone, because no one owns anyone. That is the true experience of freedom: having the most important thing in the world without owning it.
There is alwayas a gap between intention and action.
Whenever a new situation presented itself, you had to remain cool and distant.
No heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dreams, because every second of the search is a second's encounter with God and with eternity.
You are what you believe yourself to be.
Don't give in to your fears. If you do, you won't be able to talk to your heart.
The wise are wise only because they love. And the foolish are foolish only because they think they can understand love.
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
What does learning mean: accumulating knowledge or transforming your life?
When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.
Be like the fountain that overflows, not like the cistern that merely contains.
Love was a feeling completely bound up with color, like thousands of rainbows superimposed one on top of the other.
A child can teach an adult three things: to be happy for no reason, to always be busy with something, and to know how to demand with all his might that which he desires.
To realize one's destiny is a person's only obligation.
Death is our constant companion, and it is death that gives each person's life its true meaning.
People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.
Love is not to be found in someone else, but in ourselves; we simply awaken it. But in order to do that, we need the other person. The universe only makes sense when we have someone to share our feelings with.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.