The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
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 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.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
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.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.