It is very certain that the desire of life prolongs it.
How much I missed, simply because I was afraid of missing it.
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
Life well spent is long.
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.
Our chief want in life is somebody who shall make us do what we can.
What difference does it make how much you have? What you do not have amounts to much more.
It's quite difficult for me to imagine my life without chess.
A life lived of choice is a life of conscious action. A life lived of chance is a life of unconscious creation.
All methods of meditation are nothing but methods to help you to remember the art of let-go. I say remember, because you knew it already. And you know it still, but that knowledge is being repressed by the society.
Feelings do not grow old along with the body. Feelings form part of a world I don't know, but it's a world where there's no time, so space, no frontiers.
To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end of life.
Life can seem short or life can seem long, depending on how you live it.
In the middle of the journey of our life I came to myself within a dark wood where the straight way was lost.
Death is our constant companion, and it is death that gives each person's life its true meaning.
What kind of living can be out of fear? Once the armor is dropped you can live out of love, you can live in a mature way.
Sometimes the best of gods gift's arrive by the shattering of all the window panes.
Life is a series of commas, not periods.
A free life cannot acquire many possessions, because this is not easy to do without servility to mobs or monarchs.
Love can never possess. Love is giving freedom to the other. Love is an unconditional gift, it is not a bargain.
For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one.
Give what you have. To someone it may be better than you dare to think.
When we are no longer children we are already dead.
We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusion. The great task in life is to find reality.
You are what you believe yourself to be.