Certain signs precede certain events.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
We all owe death a life.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
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.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.