Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
If I get married, I want to be very married.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.