Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.