Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
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.