Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Certain signs precede certain events.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Never, ever underestimate the power of 'Id Like that.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.