When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
We think too much and feel too little.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
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.
I'm not sure I'm adult yet.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
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.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.