Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
Time is the best killer.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
Live your life and forget your age.
We all owe death a life.
Pain don't hurt.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
Live simply so others may simply live.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
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.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.