If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
Live simply so others may simply live.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
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.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
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.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.