To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
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.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes