But if I don't think about love, I will be nothing.
The most important experiences a man can have are those that take him to the very limit; that is the only way we learn, because it requires all our courage.
I don't want to change anything, because I don't know how to deal with change.
People learn, early in their lives, what is their reason for being. Maybe that's why they give up on it so early, too.
When you want something, the whole universe conspires to help you achieve it
Collective madness is called sanity ..
I've learned that waiting is the most difficult bit, and I want to get used to the feeling, knowing that you're with me, even when you're not by my side.
As he mused about these things, he realized that he had to choose between thinking of himself as the poor victim of a thief and as an adventurer in quest of his treasure.
I'm alive. When I'm eating that's all I think about. If I'm on the march, I just concentrate on marching. If I have to fight,it will be just as good a day as any to die. If you can concentrate always on the present, you'll be a happy man. Life is the moment we are living now.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
In order for us to liberate the energy of our strength, our weakness must first have a chance to reveal itself.
Personal growth has its price, and she was paying it without complaint.
Now that she had nothing to lose, she was free.
Everything in life has its price.
Listen to your heart. It knows all things, because it came from the Soul of the World and it will one day return there.
We are afraid of losing what we have.
What they forget is that, from Ancient Greece on, the people who returned from battle were either dead on their shields or stronger, despite and because of their scars.
We all live in our own world. But if you look up at the starry sky - you'll see that all the different worlds up there combine to form constellations, solar systems, galaxies.
Considering the way the world is, one happy day is almost a miracle.
The roller-coaster is my life; life is a fast, dizzying game; life is a parachute jump; it's taking chances, falling over and getting up again; it's mountaineering; it's wanting to get to the very top of yourself and feeling angry and dissatisfied when you don't manage it
I have inside me the winds, the deserts, the oceans, the stars, and everything created in the universe. We were all made by the same hand, and we have the same soul.
People need not fear the unknown if they're capable of achieving what they need and want.
You must always know what it is that you want.
Come on, let's go. Crazy people do crazy things.
If I must be faithful to someone or something, I have, first of all, have to be faithful to myself.
Because I don't live in either my past or my future.I'm interested only in the present"."
In the long run, what people think about shepherds and bakers becomes more important for them than their own Personal Legends.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Love fills everything. It cannot be desired because it is an end in itself. It cannot betray because it has nothing to do with possession. It cannot be held prisoner because it is a river and will overflow its banks. Anyone who tries to imprison love will cut off the spring that feeds it, and the trapped water will grow stagnant.
She didn't quite know what the relationship was between lunatics and the moon, but it must be a strong one, if they used a word like that to describe the insane.
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