Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
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.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.