I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
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.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
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.
love the life you live.live the life you love.
No one has ever become poor by giving.