Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
In the end, everything is a gag.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
Where there is love there is life.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
Diamonds are a girls best friend.
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.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
Pain don't hurt.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello and goodbye...until we meet again
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.