Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
It takes a long time to grow young.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.