We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
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.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
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 has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.