Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think, the very motion of our life is towards happiness
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
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.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.