There is hardly anyone whose sexual life, if it were broadcast, would not fill the world at large with surprise and horror.
Sex lies at the root of life, and we can never learn to reverence life until we know how to understand sex.
A nation which has forgotten the quality of courage which in the past has been brought to public life is not as likely to insist upon or regard that quality in its chosen leaders today - and in fact we have forgotten.
The world has never yet seen a truly great and virtuous nation because in the degradation of woman the very fountains of life are poisoned at their source.
A nation which makes the final sacrifice for life and freedom does not get beaten
It is a time when one's spirit is subdued and sad, one knows not why; when the past seems a storm-swept desolation, life a vanity and a burden, and the future but a way to death.
I can see the humorous side of things and enjoy the fun when it comes; but look where I will, there seems to me always more sadness than joy in life.
Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that none of it has tried to contact us.
I do not believe in revealed religion - I will have nothing to do with your immortality; we are miserable enough in this life, without speculating on another
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
By religion I mean a set of beliefs held as dogmas, dominating the conduct of life, going beyond or contrary to evidence, and inculcated by methods which are emotional or authoritarian, not intellectual
Dancing is the loftiest, the most moving, the most beautiful of the arts, because it is no mere translation or abstraction from life; it is life itself.
Grief is the agony of an instant; the indulgence of grief the blunder of a life
Grief at the absence of a loved one is happiness compared to life with a person one hates.
Grief is the agony of an instant. The indulgence of grief the blunder of a life.
When I can look life in the eyes, grown calm and very coldly wise, life will have given me the truth, and taken in exchange - my youth.
Youth would be an ideal state if it came a little later in life.
Youth is a silly, vapid state, Old age with fears and ills is rife; This simple boon I beg of Fate - A thousand years of Middle Life
Youth is too tumultuous for felicity; old age too insecure for happiness. The period most favorable to enjoyment, in a vigorous, fortunate, and generous life, is that between forty and sixty.
Youth is to all the glad season of life; but often only by what it hopes, not by what it attains, or what it escapes.
The deepest definition of youth is life as yet untouched by tragedy.
To regret one's own experiences is to arrest one's own development. To deny one's own experiences is to put a lie into the lips of one's life. It is no less than a denial of the soul
Life is a series of experiences, each of which makes us bigger, even though it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward.
Experiencing life through a book can help you learn without all the pain of going through the experiences first hand.
The experience of democracy is like the experience of life itself-always changing, infinite in its variety, sometimes turbulent and all the more valuable for having been tested by adversity.