Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.