Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
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.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
We think too much and feel too little.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.