Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
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 either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.