Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
Any place I hang my head is home.
My art and profession is to live.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
Pain don't hurt.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.