Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
We all owe death a life.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.