A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw some and paint some and sing and dance and play and work everyday some.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.