Within the child lies the fate of the future.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
There's place and means for every man alive.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Life should be great rather than long.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
History is the devil's scripture.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
Nature is not human-hearted.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.