The future is the shape of things to come.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
Time is the best killer.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
Anything I've done up till 27 May 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.