The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.