Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
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 I get married, I want to be very married.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.