Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
Living is Easy with Eyes Closed.
Anything I've done up till 27 May 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
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.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.