History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
The way to know life is to love many things.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
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.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.