Life is too short for long-term grudges.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Diamonds are a girls best friend.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
Life should be great rather than long.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
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.