Old age is by nature rather talkative.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
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.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday.
The less you know, the more you believe.