The past is the best prophet of the future.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
Let silence take you to the core of life.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed