Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
The way to know life is to love many things.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
Live simply so others may simply live.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.