Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
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!
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
Time is the best killer.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Life should be great rather than long.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.