The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
All sport ... is one of the few activities where young people can proceed along traditional avenues, where objectives are clear, where the desire to win is not only permissible, but encouraged.
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.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.