Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
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!
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
Any place I hang my head is home.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.