The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
Pain don't hurt.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
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.