Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
Live simply so others may simply live.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
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.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.