The past is the best prophet of the future.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think, the very motion of our life is towards happiness
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
Live simply so others may simply live.