To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
Life must be lived as play.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
Life should be great rather than long.