There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Nature is not human-hearted.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
History is the devil's scripture.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think, the very motion of our life is towards happiness