Life is made up of marble and mud.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
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.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
All sport ... is one of the few activities where young people can proceed along traditional avenues, where objectives are clear, where the desire to win is not only permissible, but encouraged.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
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.