Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
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.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
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.
The way to know life is to love many things.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.