Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
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
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
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.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
Live simply so others may simply live.
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.