There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
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.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
Do what's right for you, as long as it don't hurt no one
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
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!
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.