My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
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.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough