Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
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.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
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.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.