Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Where there is love there is life.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
All of us are products of our childhood.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?