The only rule is don't be boring and dress cute wherever you go. Life is too short to blend in.
You have only a short period of time in your life to make your mark, and I'm there now.
If your guidance is your ego, don't rely on luck for help. you sleep during the day and the nights are short. By the time you wake up your life may be over.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
I really feel sorry for people who are, who divide their whole life up into 'things that I like' and 'things that I must do.' You're only here for a short time, mate. Learn to like it.
The value of life can be measured by how many times your soul has been deeply stirred.
Yes, for a long time but I admired her and respected everything that I could sort of see in her from a distance, the pillars of her life, the loyalties, the relationships. It all got my interest and also the looks.
In theory one is aware that the earth revolves, but in practice one does not perceive it, the ground upon which one treads seems not to move, and one can live undisturbed. So it is with Time in one's life.
All my life I've looked at words as though I were seeing them for the first time.
There are certain queer times and occasions in this strange mixed affair we call life when a man takes this whole universe for a vast practical joke, though the wit thereof he but dimly discerns, and more than suspects that the joke is at nobody's expense but his own.
Life is hardly more than a fraction of a second. Such a little time to prepare oneself for eternity!
One of the most difficult times in my life was when I escaped from Romania in November of 1989.
A book is a fragile creature, it suffers the wear of time, it fears rodents, the elements and clumsy hands. so the librarian protects the books not only against mankind but also against nature and devotes his life to this war with the forces of oblivion.
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.
Life is short, and it is here to be lived.
One of my fantasies in my life has been that I was granted access with a camera to go back in time, and to film the actual campaign of Alexander crossing into India through Iran and Persia.
We do not know what to do with this short life, yet we want another which will be eternal.
There are certain queer times and occasions in this strange mixed affair we call life when a man takes his whole universe for a vast practical joke.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
The hardest problem of a girl's life is to find out why a man seems bored if she doesn't respond to him, and frightened if she does.
Bring a wife home to your house when you are of the right age, not far short of 30 years, nor much above; this is the right time for marriage.
How sweet for those faring badly to forget their misfortunes even for a short time.
Work is the order of the day, just as it was at one time, with our first starts and our best efforts. Do you remember? Therein lies its delight. It brings back the forgotten; one's stores of energy, seemingly exhausted, come back to life.
Suicide, moreover, was at the time in vogue in Paris: what more suitable key to the mystery of life for a skeptical society?
With Hubert Van Eyck the eye is fixed and the face impassible; it is the eternal immobility of divine life; in heaven all is fulfilled and time is no more.