Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
All of us are products of our childhood.
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.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.