The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air
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.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?