Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
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.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation