Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.