This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
My art and profession is to live.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.