I am not young enough to know everything.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Nature is not human-hearted.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
All sport ... is one of the few activities where young people can proceed along traditional avenues, where objectives are clear, where the desire to win is not only permissible, but encouraged.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.