I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
Nature is not human-hearted.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
Life's a journey, not a destination.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
There's place and means for every man alive.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
All of us are products of our childhood.