If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
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!
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
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.