By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
Live your life and forget your age.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.