For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
Where there is love there is life.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.