Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
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.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
Life can be wonderful if you're not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination ... and a little dough
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
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.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
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.