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!
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
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.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
I am not young enough to know everything.
Never, ever underestimate the power of 'Id Like that.
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
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.