If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
The future is the shape of things to come.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.