The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
Let silence take you to the core of life.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
Maybe this world is another planet?s hell.
Life must be lived as play.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.