We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
Where there is love there is life.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
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.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Life is a journey, not a destination.