We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
Life must be lived as play.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
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.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist 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.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.