The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
My art and profession is to live.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.