If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
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.
There's place and means for every man alive.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
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.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
I am not young enough to know everything.