By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
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.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
Certain signs precede certain events.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
The way to know life is to love many things.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
Live your life and forget your age.