It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Any place I hang my head is home.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see 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.