The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
It takes a long time to grow young.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.