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.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
We all owe death a life.
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.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
There's place and means for every man alive.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
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.
All of us are products of our childhood.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour