The less you know, the more you believe.
I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think, the very motion of our life is towards happiness
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
Nature is not human-hearted.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.