Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
We think too much and feel too little.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
Life should be great rather than long.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
Time is the best killer.