The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
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
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.