Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
Life's a journey, not a destination.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child