My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
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.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
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.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
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.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'