Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello and goodbye...until we meet again
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
I am not young enough to know everything.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
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.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.