I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
Live simply so others may simply live.
Life should be great rather than long.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
The way to know life is to love many things.
Maybe this world is another planet?s hell.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.