Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
The way to know life is to love many things.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.