History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
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!
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.