Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
We all owe death a life.
The future is the shape of things to come.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
There's place and means for every man alive.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
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.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.