Old age is by nature rather talkative.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
Life's a journey, not a destination.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
The way to know life is to love many things.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.