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.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
A life not lived for others is not a life.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
Live simply so others may simply live.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
It takes a long time to grow young.