Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
The way to know life is to love many things.
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
What goes up must come down.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!