He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
Time is the best killer.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
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.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
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.