Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
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
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
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.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.