Each person must live their life as a model for others.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
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.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
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!
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose