A man is not hurt so much by what happens, as by his opinion of what happens.
Better to be tentative than to be recklessly sure- to be an apprentice at sixty, than to present oneself as a doctor at ten.
It is an absolute and virtually divine perfection to know how to enjoy our being rightfully.
The world is but a perpetual see-saw.
The value of life lies not in the length of days, but in the use we make of them.
Every one of us is a hodge-podge, so shapeless and diverse in structure that each piece, each moment, plays its own game. And there is as much difference between us and ourselves as there is between us and others.
Let us not be ashamed to speak what we shame not to think.