Within the child lies the fate of the future.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
I'm never going to be disabled. I'm sick of being so healthy.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
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.
Pain don't hurt.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
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.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.