What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
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?
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
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.
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.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
Any place I hang my head is home.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
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.
Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
We think too much and feel too little.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.