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.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
It takes a long time to grow young.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
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.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
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.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
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.