We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
Time is the best killer.