Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
Live your life and forget your age.
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.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Nature is not human-hearted.
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.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.