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.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.