It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
Life should be great rather than long.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
We think too much and feel too little.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.