Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.