To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
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.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
In the end, everything is a gag.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
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.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.