Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
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.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
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.
Let silence take you to the core of life.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
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?
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.