Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.