Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
Live simply so others may simply live.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
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.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.