That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
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.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
Time is the best killer.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
The future is the shape of things to come.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes