It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
Certain signs precede certain events.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.