Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
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.
Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw some and paint some and sing and dance and play and work everyday some.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
Life must be lived as play.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
The future is the shape of things to come.