In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
It takes a long time to grow young.
I'm never going to be disabled. I'm sick of being so healthy.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
What goes up must come down.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
Certain signs precede certain events.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.