Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
All of us are products of our childhood.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw some and paint some and sing and dance and play and work everyday some.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
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
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
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.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.