I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
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 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.
Nature is not human-hearted.