If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
Life should be great rather than long.
The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello and goodbye...until we meet again
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
The less you know, the more you believe.