The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
History is the devil's scripture.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.