Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
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.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
The future is the shape of things to come.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air