Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
In the end, everything is a gag.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.