There is only one failure in life possible, and that is not to be true to the best one knows.
Out of chaos God made a world, and out of high passions comes a people.
Theories are patterns without value. What counts is action.
For truth is always strange; stranger than fiction.
The best things in life aren't things.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
The busy have no time for tears.
Man's love is of man's life a part; it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
The 'good old times' - all times when old are good.
There is a principle which is the basis of things, which all speech aims to say, and all action to evolve, a simple, quiet, undescribed, undescribable presence,dwelling very peacefully in us, our rightful lord: we are not to do, but to let do; not to work, but to be worked upon.
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
As we advance in life we learn the limits of our abilities.
Beware the barrenness of a busy life.
Life is short, and it is here to be lived.
Sorrow is knowledge, those that know the most must mourn the deepest, the tree of knowledge is not the tree of life.
We study ourselves three weeks, we love each other three months, we squabble three years, we tolerate each other thirty years, and then the children start all over again
Life without liberty is like a body without spirit.
Because only man is capable to laugh, that means laughter is the highest point of consciousness, the highest point of understanding,the highest point of evolution. That's why I have started calling laughter "the prayer time."
Even after a bad harvest there must be sowing.
The ability to let go and to accept life is the key of happiness.
When you find your path, you must not be afraid. You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes. Disappointment, defeat, and despair are the tools God uses to show us the way.
We will only understand the miracle of life fully when we allow the unexpected to happen.
Most people guard against going into the fire, and so end up in it.
Time is life itself, and life resides in the human heart.