In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
Diamonds are a girls best friend.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
History is the devil's scripture.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.