The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
The future starts today, not tomorrow.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
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.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
Any place I hang my head is home.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
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.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.