Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
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.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
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.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life