Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
Life can be wonderful if you're not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination ... and a little dough
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.