Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
I am not young enough to know everything.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
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.
I'm not sure I'm adult yet.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?