Music embroiders time. Architecture embroiders space.
The word "wise" when used to a child, is a word that each child understands, and that we need never explain.
To teach is to learn twice.
Without duty, life is soft and boneless; it cannot hold itself together.
Never cut what you can untie.
The mind conceives with pain, but brings forth with joy.
The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones.
All gardeners live in beautiful places because they make them so.
The evening of a well-spent life brings its lamps with it.
Ask the young; they know everything.
Space is to place what eternity is to time.
To be capable of respect is today almost as rare as to be worthy of it.