If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
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.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.