Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
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?
The less you know, the more you believe.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw some and paint some and sing and dance and play and work everyday some.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
Live simply so others may simply live.