We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
My art and profession is to live.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
love the life you live.live the life you love.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.