Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
Diamonds are a girls best friend.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child