Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
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.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
Time is the best killer.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.