The artist, like the God of the creation, remains within or behind or beyond or above his handiwork, invisible, refined, out of existence, indifferent, paring his fingernails.
In necessary things, unity; in doubtful things, liberty; in all things, charity.
I was never less alone than when by myself.,
Success is due less to ability than to zeal.
To hear how special and wonderful we are is endlessly enthralling.
There are people who are very resourceful At being remorseful, And who apparently feel that the best way to make friends Is to do something terrible and then make amends.
Almost all important questions are important precisely because they are not susceptible to quantitative answer.
Imposing limitations on yourself is cowardly because it protects you from having to try, and perhaps failing.
Life doesn't imitate art, it imitates bad television.
You cannot be friends upon any other terms than upon the terms of equality.
Love teaches even asses to dance.
And we find at the end of a perfect day, The soul of a friend we've made.
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
Envy is the most stupid of vices, for there is no single advantage to be gained from it.
No one is happy all his life long.
Life exists for the love of music or beautiful things.
Happy is the man who ventures boldly to defend what he holds dear.
I like to laugh, but on the court, it is my work. I try to smile, but it is so difficult. I concentrate on the ball, not on my face.
He who prays for his neighbors will be heard for himself.
The human race has had long experience and a fine tradition in surviving adversity. But we now face a task for which we have little experience, the task of surviving prosperity.