Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
Live your life and forget your age.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
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.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
The less you know, the more you believe.