When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
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
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.