One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
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.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.