No one has ever become poor by giving.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
Life must be lived as play.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
Where there is love there is life.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.