Nature is not human-hearted.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
There's place and means for every man alive.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.