All grown-ups were once children... but only few of them remember it.
Grown-ups love figures... When you tell them you've made a new friend they never ask you any questions about essential matters. They never say to you "What does his voice sound like? What games does he love best? Does he collect butterflies? " Instead they demand "How old is he? How much does he weigh? How much money does his father make? " Only from these figures do they think they have learned anything about him.
It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.
The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or touched, they are felt with the heart.
Words are the source of misunderstandings.
Well, I must endure the presence of a few caterpillars if I wish to become acquainted with the butterflies.
“Where are the people? It’s a little lonely in the desert…”
“It is lonely when you’re among people, too.”
You're beautiful, but you're empty. No one could die for you.
No one is ever satisfied where he is.
Conceited people never hear anything but praise.
It is much more difficult to judge oneself than to judge others. If you succeed in judging yourself rightly, then you are indeed a man of true wisdom.