The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
Maybe this world is another planet?s hell.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
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.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
Life should be great rather than long.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
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!
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.