Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
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.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
My art and profession is to live.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.