A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
It takes a long time to grow young.
The less you know, the more you believe.
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.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
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.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.