Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
Live your life and forget your age.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
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.
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.
The way to know life is to love many things.
No one has ever become poor by giving.