Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
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.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
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!
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.