Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw some and paint some and sing and dance and play and work everyday some.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.