Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.