Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
Pain don't hurt.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
Life should be great rather than long.
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
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.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.