Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
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!
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think, the very motion of our life is towards happiness
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
Life should be great rather than long.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.