No one has ever become poor by giving.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
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.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.