Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
My art and profession is to live.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
The past is the best prophet of the future.
Maybe this world is another planet?s hell.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
Live simply so others may simply live.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.