The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
I restore myself when I'm alone.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
We think too much and feel too little.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
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.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.