My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
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
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
Time is the best killer.
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.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.