Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
Where there is love there is life.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.