The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think, the very motion of our life is towards happiness
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
Live to the point of tears.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.