We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
Live to the point of tears.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
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.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
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.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
What goes up must come down.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.