Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
History is the devil's scripture.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
Pain don't hurt.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
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.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.