Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
Nature is not human-hearted.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
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?
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.