Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
All of us are products of our childhood.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
History is the devil's scripture.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
The future is the shape of things to come.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.