Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
We all owe death a life.
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.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
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.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
The future starts today, not tomorrow.