Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.