The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
I'm not sure I'm adult yet.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.