Sometimes - history needs a push.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
I'm never going to be disabled. I'm sick of being so healthy.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.