Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Anything I've done up till 27 May 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.