One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think, the very motion of our life is towards happiness
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.