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!
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
There's no advantage to hurrying through 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.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.