Live simply so others may simply live.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
There's place and means for every man alive.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
Life can be wonderful if you're not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination ... and a little dough
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.