The future is the shape of things to come.
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.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
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.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
Live your life and forget your age.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.