You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
Live to the point of tears.
We think too much and feel too little.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
There's place and means for every man alive.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.