Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
What goes up must come down.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think, the very motion of our life is towards happiness
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.