To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
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.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
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.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
love the life you live.live the life you love.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.