Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
Live to the point of tears.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
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.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.