I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
I'm not sure I'm adult yet.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
Life can be wonderful if you're not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination ... and a little dough
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
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
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.