Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
All of us are products of our childhood.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
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.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.