Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
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.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
I'm not sure I'm adult yet.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
We think too much and feel too little.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.