The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
I'm never going to be disabled. I'm sick of being so healthy.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
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.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.