It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
It takes a long time to grow young.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.