And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
There's place and means for every man alive.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
Life's a journey, not a destination.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
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.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
Living is Easy with Eyes Closed.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.