Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
History is the devil's scripture.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
Any place I hang my head is home.
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.
Life should be great rather than long.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.