This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
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.
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.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.