Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
Time is the best killer.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
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.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
Any place I hang my head is home.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.