Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
Anything I've done up till 27 May 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
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.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.