Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
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.
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.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
Time is the best killer.
To be a princess is to play at life. To be a queen is to be a serious player...The purpose of life as a woman is to ascend to the throne and rule with heart.
The way to know life is to love many things.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.