The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Certain signs precede certain events.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
Time is the best killer.
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
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
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.