There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
History is the devil's scripture.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
Time is the best killer.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.