Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
Do what's right for you, as long as it don't hurt no one
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.