The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
Where there is love there is life.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
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.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
It takes a long time to grow young.
In the end, everything is a gag.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
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.