Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.