One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.
We think too much and feel too little.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
Live your life and forget your age.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
Pain don't hurt.