Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
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.
Nature is not human-hearted.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.