I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
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.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
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.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
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.