Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
There's place and means for every man alive.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
Live your life and forget your age.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
All of us are products of our childhood.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Life must be lived as play.