Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
I'm never going to be disabled. I'm sick of being so healthy.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
The way to know life is to love many things.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
We all owe death a life.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.