Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
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.
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
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 time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.