Life is made up of marble and mud.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
Diamonds are a girls best friend.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
The way to know life is to love many things.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.