Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
I am not young enough to know everything.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.