Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
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.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
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.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
I'm not sure I'm adult yet.
The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
Let silence take you to the core of life.
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.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.