Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those whom we cannot resemble.
I had to live in the desert before I could understand the full value of grass in a green ditch.
Control over change would seem to consist in moving not with it, but ahead of it.
The bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp.
Hope is like peace, it is not a gift from God. It is a gift only we can give one another.
Each small task of everyday life is part of the total harmony of the universe.
St. Therese of Lisieux
An unfulfilled vocation drains the color from a man’s entire existence.
Honore de Balzac
Architecture is a visual art, and the buildings speak for themselves.
Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
He who trims himself to suit everyone will soon whittle himself away.