Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
We all owe death a life.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
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.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.