Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.