Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
What goes up must come down.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
I restore myself when I'm alone.