Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
Life must be lived as play.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think, the very motion of our life is towards happiness
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
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.