Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
We think too much and feel too little.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.