Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn
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.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
Live to the point of tears.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed