The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
For a man who has done his natural duty, death is as natural as sleep.
Others may know pleasure, but pleasure is not happiness. It has no more importance than a shadow following a man.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
Friendship was given by nature to be an assistant to virtue, not a companion in vice.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
Not only will we have to repent for the sins of bad people; but we also will have to repent for the appalling silence of good people.
The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.
What I stand for is what I stand on.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Eternity is in love with the productions of time.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Between friends there is no need of justice.
An intellectual is a person who has discovered something more interesting than sex.