Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
Life is made up of marble and mud.