The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
His modesty amounts to deformity.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.