Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
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.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
Life can be wonderful if you're not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination ... and a little dough
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
We all owe death a life.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
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 be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.