The past is the best prophet of the future.
Live to the point of tears.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello and goodbye...until we meet again
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
Certain signs precede certain events.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
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.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.