The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.