Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Live your life and forget your age.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.