Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.