All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
All sport ... is one of the few activities where young people can proceed along traditional avenues, where objectives are clear, where the desire to win is not only permissible, but encouraged.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
Life must be lived as play.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
In the end, everything is a gag.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
Any place I hang my head is home.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.