Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
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.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
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?
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.