Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw some and paint some and sing and dance and play and work everyday some.
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
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.