I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
All sport ... is one of the few activities where young people can proceed along traditional avenues, where objectives are clear, where the desire to win is not only permissible, but encouraged.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
Live simply so others may simply live.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.