I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
Never, ever underestimate the power of 'Id Like that.
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.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
All of us are products of our childhood.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
Maybe this world is another planet?s hell.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.