When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
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.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
Time is the best killer.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
It takes a long time to grow young.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.