During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
Let silence take you to the core of life.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
We all owe death a life.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.