To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
The way to know life is to love many things.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
Sometimes - history needs a push.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
Any place I hang my head is home.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
love the life you live.live the life you love.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.