Life is a journey, not a destination.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
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.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
There's place and means for every man alive.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.