Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
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.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
The less you know, the more you believe.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
Nature is not human-hearted.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.