Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello and goodbye...until we meet again
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?