Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
We all owe death a life.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
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.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.