Life is too short for long-term grudges.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Pain don't hurt.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.