To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
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.
Life's a journey, not a destination.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
Diamonds are a girls best friend.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.