As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
Any place I hang my head is home.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
Life can be wonderful if you're not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination ... and a little dough
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
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.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.