Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
Live simply so others may simply live.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.
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.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.