The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
Let silence take you to the core of life.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
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 pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
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.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.