Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Never give up on something that you can't go a day without thinking about.
Kind words do not cost much. They never blister the tongue or lips. They make other people good-natured. They also produce their own image on men's souls, and a beautiful image it is.
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.
You can't trample infidels when you're a tortoise. I mean, all you could do is give them a meaningful look.
We prefer a meaningless collective guilt to a meaningful individual responsibility
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun.
Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: if you're alive, it isn't.
I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing.
At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a child, or a parent.
It's never too late-in fiction or in life-to revise.
You can't be brave if you've only had wonderful things happen to you.
Punishment is now unfashionable... because it creates moral distinctions among men, which, to the democratic mind, are odious. We prefer a meaningless collective guilt to a meaningful individual responsibility.
Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim.
Sometimes good things fall apart so better things could fall together.
We tend to forget that happiness doesn't come as a result of getting something we don't have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.