Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
Pain don't hurt.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
Any place I hang my head is home.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
We all owe death a life.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.