Life is made up of marble and mud.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
We think too much and feel too little.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.