Within the child lies the fate of the future.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
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.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
We all owe death a life.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.