Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
History is the devil's scripture.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
Living is Easy with Eyes Closed.