Live simply so others may simply live.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
Live to the point of tears.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.