The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
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.'
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
Certain signs precede certain events.
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.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.