There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
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!
All of us are products of our childhood.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
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.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
The future is the shape of things to come.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.