Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Live simply so others may simply live.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
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
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
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.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.