Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.
Live simply so others may simply live.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.