Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
Certain signs precede certain events.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
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.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
Never, ever underestimate the power of 'Id Like that.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
Nature is not human-hearted.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose