In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
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.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
Nature is not human-hearted.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
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.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
Live your life and forget your age.