It is not the length of life, but the depth.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
There's place and means for every man alive.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
History is the devil's scripture.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.