There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
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.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
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 always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
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.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
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.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.