The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
It takes a long time to grow young.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
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.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
Live your life and forget your age.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
Live to the point of tears.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
Anything I've done up till 27 May 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.