Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air
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.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
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.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.