Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
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.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.