Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
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.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
There's place and means for every man alive.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
Live simply so others may simply live.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.