Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
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.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.