You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
History is the devil's scripture.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
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.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.