There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Where there is love there is life.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
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.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.