The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
I'm never going to be disabled. I'm sick of being so healthy.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Any place I hang my head is home.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
Live to the point of tears.
History is the devil's scripture.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.