There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
All of us are products of our childhood.
Live simply so others may simply live.
Never, ever underestimate the power of 'Id Like that.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
Nature is not human-hearted.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
What goes up must come down.
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.