Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
Live to the point of tears.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
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.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
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.