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.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
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.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
In the end, everything is a gag.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
Life's a journey, not a destination.
We think too much and feel too little.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.