Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Pain don't hurt.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
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 historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.