He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
Sometimes - history needs a push.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
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.
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?
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.