You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.

- Albert Camus

Always go too far, because that’s where you’ll find the truth.

- Albert Camus

Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.

- Albert Camus

When you find out that there was never anything in the dark side to be afraid of … Nothing is left but to love.

- Alan Watts

You don’t look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.

- Alan Watts

People become concerned with being more humble than other people.

- Alan Watts

It’s better to have a short life that is full of what you like doing, than a long life spent in a miserable way.

- Alan Watts

We identify in our experience a differentiation between what we do and what happens to us.

- Alan Watts

You are a function of what the whole universe is doing in the same way that a wave is a function of what the whole ocean is doing.

- Alan Watts

The more a thing tends to be permanent, the more it tends to be lifeless.

- Alan Watts

Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.

- Alan Watts

No one is more dangerously insane than one who is sane all the time: he is like a steel bridge without flexibility, and the order of his life is rigid and brittle.

- Alan Watts

Words can be communicative only between those who share similar experiences.

- Alan Watts

Normally, we do not so much look at things as overlook them.

- Alan Watts

Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.

- Alan Watts

You and I are all as much continuous with the physical universe as a wave is continuous with the ocean.

- Alan Watts

The source of all light is in the eye.

- Alan Watts

Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.

- Alan Watts

You are an aperture through which the universe is looking at and exploring itself.

- Alan Watts

The covetous are poor givers.

- Aesop

Much wants more and loses all.

- Aesop

Do not be in a hurry to change one evil for another.

- Aesop

If you allow men to use you for your own purposes, they will use you for theirs.

- Aesop

Destroy the seed of evil, or it will grow up to your ruin.

- Aesop

A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.

- Aesop

No arguments will give courage to the coward.

- Aesop

Sometimes the slow ones blame the active for the delay.

- Aesop

The more you want, the more you stand to lose.

- Aesop

We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.

- Aesop

The injury we do and the one we suffer are not weighed in the same scales.

- Aesop

Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.

- Aesop

Look and see which way the wind blows before you commit yourself.

- Aesop

Facts speak plainer than words.

- Aesop

Please all, and you will please none.

- Aesop

Those who cry the loudest are not always the ones who are hurt the most.

- Aesop

If you choose bad companions, no one will believe that you are anything but bad yourself.

- Aesop

The hero is brave in deeds as well as words.

- Aesop

A man is known by the company he keeps.

- Aesop

In critical moments, even the very powerful have need of the weakest.

- Aesop

Give assistance, not advice, in a crisis.

- Aesop

It is with our passions, as it is with fire and water, they are good servants but bad masters.

- Aesop

A word in season is most precious.

- Aesop

The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over.

- Aesop

He who shares the danger ought to share the prize.

- Aesop

Persuasion is better than force.

- Aesop

It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.

- Aesop

Injuries may be forgiven, but not forgotten.

- Aesop

Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.

- Aesop

Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.

- Aesop

Something which seems funny when it happens to someone else, may not seem so funny when it happens to us.

- Aesop