I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
My art and profession is to live.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
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.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.