Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
We all owe death a life.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.