"Try to keep your soul young and quivering right up to old age."
"Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved."
"Faith is an excitement and an enthusiasm: it is a condition of intellectual magnificence to which we must cling as to a treasure, and not squander on our way through life in the small coin of empty words, or in exact and priggish argument."
"Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness."
"Work is not man's punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure."
"There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved."
"Life in common among people who love each other is the ideal of happiness."