Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
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.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
The future is the shape of things to come.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
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.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.