My art and profession is to live.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
Life must be lived as play.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
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.