Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
The future is the shape of things to come.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.