It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
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.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
History is the devil's scripture.