There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Life must be lived as play.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
Life's a journey, not a destination.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
The future is the shape of things to come.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Pain don't hurt.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.