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.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
Certain signs precede certain events.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.