For the person for whom small things do not exist, the great is not great.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
To be surprised, to wonder, is to begin to understand.
The difficulties which I meet with in order to realize my existence are precisely what awaken and mobilize my activities, my capacities.
Life is a series of collisions with the future; it is not the sum of what we have been, but what we yearn to be.
The metaphor is perhaps one of man’s most fruitful potentialities. Its efficacy verges on magic, and it seems a tool for creation which God forgot inside one of His creatures when He made him.
Yesterday is but today’s memory, and tomorrow is today’s dream.
Biography – a system in which the contradictions of a human life are unified.
If you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work.
If in the twilight of memory we should meet once more, we shall speak again together and you shall sing to me a deeper song.