The future starts today, not tomorrow.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
History is the devil's scripture.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.