Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
Pain don't hurt.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
Let silence take you to the core of life.