One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
History is the devil's scripture.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
Live your life and forget your age.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
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