To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.