Sometimes - history needs a push.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Time is the best killer.
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
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.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
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!
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child