A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
Certain signs precede certain events.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
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.
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
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.