Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
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.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
All of us are products of our childhood.
I'm never going to be disabled. I'm sick of being so healthy.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.