Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
It takes a long time to grow young.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
Live to the point of tears.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
All sport ... is one of the few activities where young people can proceed along traditional avenues, where objectives are clear, where the desire to win is not only permissible, but encouraged.
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
I am not young enough to know everything.
Live your life and forget your age.