It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.