Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
The future is the shape of things to come.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
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 is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.