Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
Life should be great rather than long.
All sport ... is one of the few activities where young people can proceed along traditional avenues, where objectives are clear, where the desire to win is not only permissible, but encouraged.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.