We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.