Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Time wounds all heels.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Wisdom begins at the end.