You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
I’m not afraid of death, but I’m in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
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.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
We all owe death a life.
Life should be great rather than long.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
I am not young enough to know everything.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
Sometimes - history needs a push.