You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
In the end, everything is a gag.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
Live simply so others may simply live.
The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.