All of us are products of our childhood.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
All sport ... is one of the few activities where young people can proceed along traditional avenues, where objectives are clear, where the desire to win is not only permissible, but encouraged.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
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.
Time is the best killer.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
The way to know life is to love many things.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?