During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
Diamonds are a girls best friend.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.