Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
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.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.