We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
My art and profession is to live.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
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?
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.