Only as far as a man is happily married to himself is he fit for married life and family life in general.
I also had a brother who was like me a musician and a composer. A man of great talent, far more gifted than I. He died very young... he killed himself in the prime of his life.
Liberty, as well as honor, man ought to preserve at the hazard of his life, for without it life is insupportable.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
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.
On life's journey faith is nourishment, virtuous deeds are a shelter, wisdom is the light by day and right mindfulness is the protection by night. If a man lives a pure life, nothing can destroy him.
No evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death.
Of all the things which wisdom acquires to produce the blessedness of the complete life far the greatest is the possession of Friendship.
I have spent all my life under a Communist regime, and I will tell you that a society without any objective legal scale is a terrible one indeed. But a society with no other scale but the legal one is not quite worthy of man either.
Every man's life is a fairy tale written by God's fingers.
A warrior knows that he is only a man. His only regret is that his life is so short that he can't grab onto all the things he would like to. But for him, this is not an issue; it's only a pity.
In different hours, a man represents each of several of his ancestors, as if there were seven or eight of us rolled up in each man's skin, - seven or eight ancestors at least, and they constitute the variety of notes for that new piece of music which his life is.
At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
Man is always inclined to regard the small circle in which he lives as the center of the world and to make his particular, private lifethe standard of the universe and to make his particular, private life the standard of the universe. But he must give up this vain pretense, this petty provincial way of thinking and judging.
Hold fast to life and youth.
A man whose life has been dishonourable is not entitled to escape disgrace in death.
What life half gives a man, posterity gives entirely.
For strange effects and extraordinary combinations we must go to life itself, which is always far more daring than any effort of the imagination.
The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things for which he cares sufficiently; but he is willing, in great crises, to give even his life - knowing that under certain conditions it is not worthwhile to live.
Every man passes his life in the search after friendship.
I hold that a writer who does not passionately believe in the perfectibility of man has no dedication nor any membership in literature.
Life imitates art far more than art imitates Life.
Every man's life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.
There is only one thing that a man really wants to do, all his life; and that is, to find his way to his God, his Morning Star, salute his fellow man, and enjoy the woman who has come the long way with him.
Faith is a living, daring confidence in God's grace, so sure and certain that a man could stake his life on it a thousand times.