Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
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.
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.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.