The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
Certain signs precede certain events.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
The less you know, the more you believe.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.