Violence is like a weed – it does not die even in the greatest drought.
When history looks back, I want people to know that the Nazis could not kill millions of people with impunity.
Pure love is a willingness to give without a thought of receiving anything in return.
Unnecessary possessions are unnecessary burdens. If you have them, you have to take care of them! There is great freedom in simplicity of living. It is those who have enough but not too much who are the happiest.
Without vision you don’t see, and without practicality the bills don’t get paid.
Make food a very incidental part of your life by filling your life so full of meaningful things that you’ll hardly have time to think about food.
What is madness but nobility of soul at odds with circumstance.
One does not kill oneself for love of a woman, but because love – any love – reveals us in our nakedness, our misery, our vulnerability, our nothingness.
Do not suppress it – that would hurt you inside. Do not express it – this would not only hurt you inside, it would cause ripples in your surroundings. What you do is transform it.
‘Ouch’ is not independent of social training. One has only to prick a foreigner to appreciate that it is an English word.