Pain don't hurt.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.