Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.