Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
Certain signs precede certain events.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
Any place I hang my head is home.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
Pain don't hurt.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.