I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
We think too much and feel too little.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
Live to the point of tears.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.