All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
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.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.