A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
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.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.