Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw some and paint some and sing and dance and play and work everyday some.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
In the end, everything is a gag.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.