All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous unpremeditated act without the benefit of experience.
Any genuine philosophy leads to action and from action back again to wonder, to enduring fact of mystery.
Chaos is the score upon which reality is written.
Confusion is a word we have invented for an order which is not understood.
Develop interest in life as you see it; in people, things, literature, music - the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself.
Every moment is a golden one for him who has the vision to recognize it as such.
I have no money, no resources, no hopes. I am the happiest man alive.
Life has no other discipline to impose, if we would but realize it, than to accept life unquestioningly. Everything we shut our eyes to, everything we run away from, everything we deny, denigrate, or despise, serves to defeat us in the end. What seems nasty, painful, evil, can become a source of beauty, joy, and strength, if faced with an open mind. Every moment is a golden one for him who has the vision to recognize it as such.
Our own physical body possesses a wisdom which we who inhabit the body lack.
The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware.
What does it matter how one comes by the truth so long as one pounces upon it and lives by it?
When one is trying to do something beyond his known powers it is useless to seek the approval of friends. Friends are at their best in moments of defeat.
When shit becomes valuable, the poor will be born without assholes.