Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
We all owe death a life.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
Where there is love there is life.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
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.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Sometimes - history needs a push.