Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
The less you know, the more you believe.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
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.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
Certain signs precede certain events.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.