No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
I'm not sure I'm adult yet.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
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.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello and goodbye...until we meet again
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
Living is Easy with Eyes Closed.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.