Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
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.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
love the life you live.live the life you love.
The future is the shape of things to come.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?