Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
Pain don't hurt.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
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.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.