Within the child lies the fate of the future.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.