All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
What goes up must come down.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.