A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.