A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
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.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.