Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
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!
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
Where there is love there is life.
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.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
History is the devil's scripture.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
Nature is not human-hearted.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.